Orange Street fire

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Title

Orange Street fire

Description

"Front-end loaders loading trucks with debris as clearing of the site yesterday got underway at 182-184 Orange Street where 11 people including 8 children were burnt to death. Seventy two housing units and a number of shops are to be constructed on the site. Meanwhile, Commissioner Ronald Small and his staff yesterday gathered at 79 Duke Street for the Enquiry into the fire. The Enquiry is being held in private."

Subject

Fires and fire prevention; Orange Street (Kingston, Jamaica); Tractors

Creator

Herbert Hewett (Daily News)

Date

8-Jun-1976

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Fire, Ja. - Kingston

Identifier

D0005704

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

Herbert Hewett (Daily News), “Orange Street fire,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed November 27, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/5005.